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Companys using Erlang

by Alan Milligan last modified Jul 06, 2016 06:16 AM

uses Erlang to implement SimpleDB, providing database services as a part of the Amazon Web Services offering.


uses it in its social bookmarking service, Delicious, which has more than 5 million users and 150 million bookmarked URLs.


uses Erlang to power the backend of its chat service, handling more than 100 million active users.



uses Erlang in its SMS and authentication systems.


is using Erlang in call processing products in the public-safety industry.


uses Erlang in its support nodes, used in GPRS and 3G mobile networks worldwide.


Linden Lab

uses Erlang in its games.



uses Erlang to run messaging servers, achieving up to 2 million connected users per server.


Huffington Post

uses Erlang for its commenting system on HuffPost Live



uses Erlang for its distributed file system



uses Erlang in some of its internal applications to manage networking devices



uses Erlang as the Chef Server backend to it's orchestration suite


Process One

uses Erlang in it's open source, Business Edition, and enterprise/SAAS eJabberd telephony platform


Pivotal Labs

uses Erlang in it's RabbitMQ high performance enterprise messaging platform